Staff Members

Fr. Thai Le
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Business Manager
Maria Martinez
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Maria Martinez has worked for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for 20 years: 6 years in the various offices of the Archdiocese and 14 years at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. She is in the process of finishing a Certificate in Parish Business Administration with Loyola Marymount University.

Aside from her duties in the office, of assisting the pastor in clerical, hospitality, building maintenance, and administrative works, Maria is in charge of the Food Pantry and emergency service assistance to poor and needy people.

Maria’s mission in life is simple and straightforward: to help people in need. Her vision is to be more involved in the different aspects of her job. Her passion is to be a loving mother. Maria’s interests are hiking, music, and dance.

Religious Education Coordinator
Mariela Morales

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Mariela Morales earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from California State University and an Associate of Arts Degree in Child Development from Los Angeles City College.

Raised in Hollywood, California, Mariela has great knowledge of the lives of the local residents, particularly immigrant families from Mexico and countries of Central America. Many people regard Mariela as friendly, always having a smiling face, and possessing the ability to interact with many language and cultural groups. She is fun loving and enjoys time with family and friends.

In 2002, Mariela started working as secretary and office assistant at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. In 2006, after seeing her organization skills and wholesome personality, the pastor, Fr. Rodel, hired Mariela for the vacant position of Religious Education Coordinator.

Through the encouragement of her pastor, Mariela took the Basic Formation Course, Elementary Specialization, Confirmation Specialization, and Confirmation Coordinator Specialization from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Presently, Mariela has grown to be confident with her job.

Mariela is also in charge of preparing the Sunday Bulletin and other clerical and administrative tasks that the pastor would her to do. Mariela is very popular among children and youth, is a team player, and easy to work with. Here is one of Mariela’s favorite quotations:

"ABILITY is what you are capable of doing.
MOTIVATION determines what you do.
ATTITUDE determines how well you do it."
- Lou Holtz
Music Director
Christopher "Pete" Avendano
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Parish Secretary (Sun. to Thu.)
Dennis L. Diaz
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Parish Secretary (Fri. & Sat.); VIRTUS Training Coordinator
Isabel D. Hernandez
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